Author Archives: Paul Laris

Paul Laris

About Paul Laris

Paul Laris is a semi-retired health and human services policy tragic, health care users advocate, medical regulator, community activist, gardener and sailor.

Marshall’s SA Government – Just like a duck

Moderate Marshall is calm on the surface – but paddling like mad underneath…

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Marshall’s SA Government – just like a duck

Moderate Marshall is calm on the surface – but paddling like mad underneath…

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Death of the critical friend in South Australia

Organisations advocating on behalf of those who otherwise have little say in the decisions which effect their lives can be seen as critical friends of government. They appear to be a threatened species – and we should be alarmed.

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PAUL LARIS. Making a virtue out of a renewables neccessity

How a transition to renewable power in SA also transited a change of government.

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PAUL LARIS. SA’s Planning Code – Consistency, democracy, or centralised chaos?

 The SA government’s attempts to streamline and centralise urban planning are shaping up as an electoral liability and may also fail to address the problems of urban infill development.

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